The Nature of Investing

  • by Katherine Collins
  • Narrated by Sean Pratt
  • 4 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

We are all investors. We invest our time, our energy, our money. We invest every single day, as citizens, as consumers, as businesspeople. At its core, investing involves connection, exchange, and mutual benefit. Lately, however, the primary, beneficial function of investing has been overshadowed by ever-more mechanized iterations of finance. We have created funds of funds, securitizations of securitizations, and entire firms whose business is based on harvesting the advantage of microseconds of trading speed.
The Nature of Investing calls for a transformation of the investment process from the roots up. Drawing on the author's twenty-plus years of leadership experience in top investment firms, the book connects real-world finance with the field of biomimicry. Citing real-life examples and discussing principles from the natural world, The Nature of Investing shows how we can create an investment framework that is different from the mechanized one currently employed. Listeners will discover an approach that re-aligns investing with the world it was originally meant to serve. An approach that values resiliency over rigidity and elegant simplicity over synthetic complexity. This is the true nature of investing.
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What the Critics Say

"Nature is our ultimate teacher and a powerful source of wisdom and resilience. This book can help everyone bring that bounty to our financial lives." (Andrew Zolli, author, Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back)


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-16-2014
  • Publisher: Bibliomotion, Inc